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Seeing Voices: A Journal Into the World of the Deaf by  Oliver Sacks - First Edition - 1989 - from Top Notch books and Biblio.com

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Seeing Voices: A Journal Into the World of the Deaf

by Sacks, Oliver

Condition: Very Good/Good


California: Univ. Of California, 1989. Jacket has light edgewear, chipped at tail. Boards have minor shelfwear. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf is a 1989 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks. The book covers a variety of topics in deaf studies, including sign language, the neurology of deafness, the history of the treatment of deaf Americans, and linguistic and social challenges facing the deaf community. It also contains an eyewitness account of the March 1988 Deaf President Now student protest at Gallaudet University, a school for the hearing impaired.




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